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Corfu (city)

Corfu (city)
Name LocalΚέρκυρα
Image SkylineCorfuTownView.JPG
Caption SkylineCorfu, as seen from the New Fortress.
City FlagFlag of Corfu.png
Lat Deg39
Lat Min37
Lon Deg19
Lon Min55
Elevation Min0
Elevation Max10
Map CaptionLocation within the peripheral unit
PeriphIonian Islands
Population As Of2001
Pop Municunit39487
Area Municunit41.905
Postal Code491 xx
Area Code26610

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Corfu ( - Kérkyra) is a city and a former municipality on the island of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit. It is the capital of the island and of the Corfu peripheral unit. The city also serves as a capital for the periphery of the Ionian Islands. The city (pop. 28,185 in 2001) is a major tourist attraction, and has played an important role since the 8th century. The city has become known as a Kastropolis (Castle City) because of its two castles. In 2007, the old town of the city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The municipal unit of Corfu city has a land area of 41.905 km2 (16.2 sqmi) and a total population of 39,487 inhabitants. Besides the city of Corfu/Kérkyra, its largest other towns are Kanáli (pop. 3,556), Potamós (2,365), Kontokáli (1,616), Alepoú (1,606), and Gouviá (952).

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Carnoustie couple's Corfu flight nightmare - Scotland Courier Tweet this news
Scotland Courier--Gordon Forbes, of Tommy Armour Place, was on board a Thomas Cook flight from Glasgow to -Corfu- on Monday that failed to reach its ... - Date : Fri, 15 Oct 2010 05:12:27 GMT+00:00
Corfu the setting for AFL game - Tweet this news group of AFL fans in Greece have taken to a ground on the island of -Corfu- for the first game of Australian Rules to be played on Hellenic soil. ... - Date : Tue, 05 Oct 2010 05:32:02 GMT+00:00
Sandra Kathleen (Kathy) Kincaid - Westport-News Tweet this news
Westport-News--Sandra Kathleen (Kathy) Kincaid, a volunteer with many Westport community and service organizations, died Oct. 5, 2010, after a brief illness in -Corfu-, ... - Date : Mon, 11 Oct 2010 20:18:27 GMT+00:00
Corfu doctor refused to treat Norwich man without cash up front - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press Tweet this news
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press--A Norfolk coroner slammed a catalogue of blunders and errors that led to the death of a Norfolk father-of-three on holiday in -Corfu-. ... - Date : Thu, 23 Sep 2010 08:17:21 GMT+00:00
2 held in connection with armed residential robbery in Bremerton - Seattle Times Tweet this news
Seattle Times--The 20-year-old victim told police he was robbed at gunpoint in the garage of his home in the 3000 block of -Corfu- Boulevard Northeast, according to a Kitsap ... - Date : Thu, 30 Sep 2010 04:41:54 GMT+00:00
Corfu storm drainage project nearly complete - The Daily News Online Tweet this news
The Daily News Online---CORFU- --The storm drainage project in the village could be complete by the end of the month, ... - Date : Thu, 23 Sep 2010 04:55:19 GMT+00:00

Prefectural Capitals of Greece

Agios Nikolaos * Alexandroupoli * Amfissa * Argostoli * Arta * Athens * Chalcis * Chania * Chios * Corfu * Corinth * Drama * Edessa * Eleusina * Ermoupoli * Florina * Grevena * Heraklion * Igoumenitsa * Ioannina * Kalamata * Karditsa * Karpenisi * Kastoria * Katerini * Kavala * Kilkis * Komotini * Kozani * Lamia * Larissa * Lefkada * Livadeia * Messolonghi * Mytilene * Nafplion * Pallini * Patras * Piraeus * Polygyros * Preveza * Pyrgos * Rethymno * Rhodes * Serres * Sparta * Thessaloniki * Trikala * Tripoli * Vathy * Veria * Volos * Xanthi * Zakynthos

Capitals of Peripheries of Greece

Athens (Attica) * Corfu (Ionian Islands) * Heraklion (Crete) * Ioannina (Epirus) * Komotini (East Macedonia and Thrace) * Kozani (West Macedonia) * Lamia (Central Greece) * Larissa (Thessaly) * Mytilene (North Aegean) * Patras (West Greece) * Ermoupoli (South Aegean) * Thessaloniki (Central Macedonia) * Tripoli (Peloponnese)

World Heritage Sites in Greece

North|North |
CentralDelphi * Epidaurus * Hosios Loukas * Meteora * Mycenae and Tiryns * Mystras * Old Town of Corfu * Olympia * Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
AtticaAcropolis of Athens * Daphni Monastery
Aegean Islands
and Crete
Delos * Medieval city of Rhodes * Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse * Nea Moni of Chios * Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos

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